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Thursday 22 August 1996

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francisco Brown and Shannon Flynn. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. She's the One, directed by Edward Burns, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leaving Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization or Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Leaving Home

Starring: Oliver Knussen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Daily Show

Written by: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg

Starring: Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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Si Doel anak sekolahan

Starring: Rano Karno, Benyamin S., Aminah Cendrakasih, Mandra

Country: Indonesia

Saturday Live

Starring: Lee Hurst

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Klub NLO

Starring: Teodor Elmazov, Katerina Evro, Velko Kynev, Georgi Mamalev

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

She's the One

Directed by: Edward Burns

Starring: Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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The Fan

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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Tin Cup

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson

Country: United States

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Matilda

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson

Country: United States

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1996 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Francisco Brown: Brazilian noted family, the son of Helena Buarque (son of the Chico) and of Carlinhos Brown, was born with 3,60 kg and 51 cm.
  • Shannon Flynn: Soap Opera Actress.
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Facts:
  • Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in US welfare policy

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Sport Games on 22 August 1996

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  • Nijmegen - PSV Eindhoven : 1 - 4
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1996?

  • Time: Inset: Photograph from NASA via Reuters; background photo by John Sanford-SPL/Photo Researchers
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9548
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.340

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Runaway Jury

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are at the center of a multimillion-dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict.

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Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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The Tenth Insight

By: James Redfield

240pages. in8. Broché.

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The Celestine Prophecy

By: James Redfield

THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation, Sega Saturn, MS-DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization

Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization

Platform: DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

CyberGladiators

CyberGladiators

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Dragon Ball Z: The Legend

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Drowned God: Conspiracy of the Ages

Platform: Windows 95

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Inscape

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